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File #: R-21-180   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted and Published
File created: 6/21/2021 In control: City Council
Final action: 6/21/2021
Enactment date: 6/30/2021 Enactment #: R-2021-050
Title: Dedicating The Section Of Coors Boulevard From Central Avenue South To Bernalillo County Limits To Honor The Life And Service Of Father Graham R. Golden, O. Praem And To Urge The New Mexico Legislature And The New Mexico Department Of Transportation To Make The Same Dedication (Pe?a, Sena, Bassan, Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-180.pdf, 2. R-180Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
6/30/2021 City Clerk Published  Action details
6/29/2021 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
6/25/2021 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
6/21/2021 City Council Introduced (Immediate Action Requested)  Action details
6/21/2021 President Immediate Action Requested  Action details
6/21/2021 City Council PassedPass Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-21-180 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Pe?a, Sena, Bassan, Benton


RESOLUTION
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Dedicating The Section Of Coors Boulevard From Central Avenue South To Bernalillo County Limits To Honor The Life And Service Of Father Graham R. Golden, O. Praem And To Urge The New Mexico Legislature And The New Mexico Department Of Transportation To Make The Same Dedication (Pe?a, Sena, Bassan, Benton)
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DEDICATING THE SECTION OF COORS BOULEVARD FROM CENTRAL AVENUE SOUTH TO BERNALILLO COUNTY LIMITS TO HONOR THE LIFE AND SERVICE OF FATHER GRAHAM R. GOLDEN, O. PRAEM AND TO URGE THE NEW MEXICO LEGISLATURE AND THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO MAKE THE SAME DEDICATION.
WHEREAS, Father Graham R. Golden, O. Praem lived his life as a testimony of God's all-embracing love, mercy, and grace; and
WHEREAS. Fr. Graham was born to Dan and Deborah Golden on January 8, 1986, in Albuquerque; and died in an automobile accident on May 21, 2021 at the age of 35; and
WHEREAS, Fr. Graham had been a part of the Norbertine Community of Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey in Albuquerque, NM for 12 years, and he would have celebrated his sixth year as an ordained priest on June 20, 2021; and
WHEREAS, throughout his years of communal life and service, Fr. Graham was well-known for being present whenever and wherever he was needed or invited; and
WHEREAS, Fr. Graham entered the Norbertine Community with a deep desire to serve the poor, the oppressed, and the most marginalized members of our community; and
WHEREAS, many members of our Albuquerque community have a personal story of an encounter with Fr. Graham that has touched, impacted, or greatly changed their lives; and
WHEREAS, Fr. Graham engaged in extensive work in the Albuquerque community, including but not limited to working with teenagers and young adults, preparing and facilitating homilies, supporting th...

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